Posted: April 21st, 2017

Lena Moore

1920 – 2017

Mrs. Lena Cecelia Matilda Moore (Karabis) passed away peacefully at Age Care Columbia Lethbridge on April 9, 2017 at the age of 96 years.

Lena was one of eight girls born to Joseph and Annie Karabis, 2 remaining (Veronica Spenst of Calgary and Teresa McCall of Palm City, Florida). She was born at Dysart, SK, and later moved to Edmonton in 1939 and subsequently to Lethbridge in 1955. She was a hairdresser / manicurist, did accounting, operated the canteen at Lethbridge Research Station, and was an active bowler for many years. She also attended St. Patrick’s Catholic Parish for over 50 years.

She is survived by her Daughter Janet Willms of Lethbridge; her Grandson Jason (Elena) Willms; Great Grandson Reed of Edmonton. Daughter Carole Edmonds (Grant) of Red Deer; Granddaughter Shawna Edmonds Coutu (Darin); Great Grandson Tyler; Great Granddaughter Alexa of Edmonton; Granddaughter Lara Edmonds Varner (Greg); Great Grandsons Marcus & Kyle of Munich, Germany.

She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph in 1976.

We wish to thank the caring staff at Age Care Columbia and the Bridges Program at St. Michael’s Centre. Thank you to Drs. John Novak, Howe Leam and Chuck Galombos for their continued care. Also a thank you to the Noronhas & the Chows.

A Celebration of Life will be held in July. A Mass Intention may be requested by calling St. Martha’s Parish at 403-381-8897.

Memorial donations to Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation greatly appreciated, 960 – 19 St. S., Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5.

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3 Condolences for “MOORE, Lena”

  1. Ron & Shirley Ursan says:

    Aunt Lena was a dear Aunt to our family. We loved her very much & know she is now with her dear husband, our sweet uncle Ralph. We have many fond memories of our visits with them as with Carole, Janet & families. Our deepest condolence to you all.
    Love, Ron, Shirley & family????

  2. Sherry and Ed Visosky says:

    Our thoughts are with you Carole,Janet and families
    It is never easy to lose our parents,Cherish your wonderful memories of your beautiful Mom and Grandma❤️


    Miss you very much aunt Lena. now you can be with your other sister and grandma. JANET AND CAROL I think of your mom offen. We all loved her. You will never for get here AUDREY DESHAYE

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